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The free file information forum can help you determine if chrome.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Chrome.exe file information
Description: chrome.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,229,848 bytes (6% of all occurrences), 1,250,328 bytes and 84 more variants.
File chrome.exe is not a Windows core file. File chrome.exe is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The program is not visible. chrome.exe is able to manipulate other programs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If chrome.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 1,242,728 bytes (10% of all occurrences), 1,248,208 bytes and 63 more variants.
File chrome.exe is not a Windows core file. File chrome.exe is a Verisign signed file. Chrome.exe is digitally signed. The program is not visible.
chrome.exe is able to manipulate other programs and monitor applications.
You could uninstall the associated program
If chrome.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 78% dangerous. The file size is 349,513 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 272,131 bytes or 349,005 bytes. Program has no file description. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. chrome.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as chrome.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the chrome.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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